Pear is a tree. Pears, the fruit, are used to make medicine.
People use pears for mild digestion problems, diarrhea, severe diarrhea (cholera), colic, constipation, fluid retention, and nausea. They also use pears for a hardened liver (liver sclerosis), spasms, tumors, and fever.
Some people apply pears directly to the skin as a drying agent.
In foods, pears are eaten as fresh or preserved fruit, and used in cooking.
How it works
Pear fruit contains a substance called pectin, which might help reduce diarrhea.
Not ProvenDigestion problemsColicDiarrheaNauseaLiver disordersSpasmsTumorsFeversConstipationFluid retentionOther conditions
Pears are safe for most people when eaten in normal food amounts. But, there isn't enough information to know if pears are safe when used as medicine or what the possible side effects might be.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Pears are safe in amounts found in food, but there's not enough information to know if they are safe in the larger amounts that are used as medicine. Stick with food amounts if you arepregnantorbreast-feeding.Dosing considerations for Pear.
No information available.